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Population in 2010: 8,352. Population change since 2000: +25.7%
Males: 4,222  (50.6%)
Females: 4,130  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  27.8 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28540, 28546.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,852 (it was $41,143 in 2000)
Half Moon:

$45,852
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,595

Half Moon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,057 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Half Moon:

$149,057
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,674; Detached houses: $136,333; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,653; Mobile homes: $40,109

Median gross rent in 2012: $842.

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  • White alone - 5,270 (63.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,675 (20.1%)
  • Hispanic - 816 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 325 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 163 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 30 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Half Moon: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (21.6%), Irish (11.4%), United States (6.2%), English (4.9%), Polish (3.6%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 4.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,946 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Half Moon:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Half Moon CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

166 residents are foreign born

This place:  2.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $770 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $633 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (4.7 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (96.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (380.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jacksonville, NC (2.2 miles ), Pumpkin Center, NC (2.4 miles ), Richlands, NC (2.8 miles ), Piney Green, NC (3.0 miles ), Maysville, NC (3.8 miles ), Trenton, NC (4.2 miles ), Potters Hill, NC (4.2 miles ), Pollocksville, NC (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 77.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,797 (-45.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 54 (1.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Half Moon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Half Moon place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Half Moon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Half Moon:

  • SURGERY CENTER,THE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • PREMIER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Half Moon:

  • Mount Olive College (about 45 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 48 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Wayne Community College (about 50 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 50 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Pitt Community College (about 51 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 55 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Johnston Community College (about 69 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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Churches in Half Moon include: Christian Life Fellowship Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Half Moon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Onslow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.1% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Half Moon, NC

2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Half Moon compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Half Moon CDP (based on Onslow County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.77%
Here25.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents42.2%16.7%16.7%3.1%2.2%
Congregations27.8%13.4%2.1%3.1%3.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.8%1.7%11.3%
Congregations4.1%5.2%3.1%3.1%35.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Onslow County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Onslow County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
This county:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Onslow County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Onslow County:

10.9%
State:

15.6%

17.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.83%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

1.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,725 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.14%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Diego County, CA  0.45% ($36,623 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  0.33% ($28,580)
from Escambia County, FL  0.28% ($25,969)


19.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.23%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.77% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,077 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.77%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Diego County, CA  0.47% ($30,036 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($31,863)
to Craven County, NC  0.32% ($31,849)

Strongest AM radio stations in Half Moon:

  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Half Moon:

  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Half Moon:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Paul McGinn, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Martin Deputy, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 8435660950, Mdeputy@airgatepcs.Com, 3955 FABER PLACE DRIVE, SUITE 300
  • Jeff T Hughes, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Jeff T Hughes, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 8645912311, Jhughes@pcrg.Net
  • Sheila R Becker, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9789214915, Sbecker@tcpcommunications.Com, 900 CUMMINGS CENTER, SUITE 305U
  • Leslie N Nixon, East Of Gum Branch Road (Lat: 34.827972 Lon: -77.458056), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Gum Branch Rd 5 Mi N Int Hwy Us 17 (Lat: 34.819611 Lon: -77.458583), Call Sign: KET245, Licensee ID: L00009083
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/1996, Expiration Date: 11/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002
    Registrant: County Of Onslow, 604 College St, Jacksonville, NC 28540, Phone: (919) 347-4270



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$168,2704$143,00076$158,0105$42,5226$105,5453$132,713
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$127,5870$07$136,1071$27,3600$01$108,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$140,6001$198,64029$137,2034$26,3633$73,1501$100,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$169,4801$233,70023$157,2701$196,6501$169,5700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,7800$05$178,9800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$345,9902$228,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$129,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00

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